Maryland captures its fourth ACC title in five years; Asper earns All-America status once again
John wins Kevin R. Kearns Award and the Tom Norris Unsung Hero Award
Maryland meets George Mason at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Athletic Complex
Maryland clinches a share of the ACC title with the victory
With a win, Maryland would earn a share of the ACC regular season title
As a Senior (2011-12): Appeared once for the Terps at 133 pounds, winning a 7-6 decision over Duke's Brandon Gambucci on Senior Day.
As a Junior (2010-11): Began the season as the starter at 133 pounds, pinning Johns Hopkins' Paul Marcello in 50 seconds in his first match of the year...finished with an overall record of 6-11 (6-10 at 133).
As a Redshirt Sophomore(2009-10): Sat out a transfer year ... went 12-6 in open competition ... recorded two wins by pin-fall on the season ... shared the 133-pound title at the National Collegiate Open on Feb. 20 with teammate Lou Ruland.
As a Sophomore (2008-09 at Navy): Moved to the 133-pound division...went 3-2, seeing action only in the Eastern Michigan Open.
As a Freshman (2007-08 at Navy): Recorded a 6-5 record at 125 pounds as a freshman...turned in a 3-2 record at the Eastern Michigan Open ...pinned Findlay's Daniel Blair to capture his first win in his first collegiate match...posted a 2-2 record at the Cliff Keen Law Vegas Invitational...earned a 5-4 victory over 19th-ranked Anthony Robles of Arizona State, his first win over a ranked opponent...placed second at the All-Academy Championship where he opened the competition by pinning Jeremy Adams of VMI.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Poway High School, Boone was a four-year standout wrestler for head coach Wayne Branstetter...garnered All-State (Calif.), All-America and Academic All-America recognition as a senior...named a Junior All-American and Academic All-American as a junior...a four-time state qualifier who placed second in 2005, third in 2006 and won the state championship in 2007...helped Poway to the team title in 2005...Poway High was undefeated in 2006 en route to winning the state title and was the runner-up in `07.
Personal: Full name is Joseph Dylan Boone...son of Robert and Stephanie Boone...born in La Jolla, Calif...has three siblings: Timmy, who wrestles at Stanford, Emilie and Brandon.